ALEXANDER VON HTJMBOLDT. , •* 105 Mm annually 12,000 thalers during the perlAof the journey and the expenses of the preparationsl^^inait^ boldt was at this time so ardently full of that he proposed to commence his journey in a few months, and it is therefore strange that he could so quickly relinquish it. William von Humboldt also came to Aix-la~Chapelle? on the 5th November, to be present at the last meetings of the Congress. From Aix4a-Chapelle? Alexander von Humboldt returned to Paris, where he devoted several years exclusively to his studies.